Jonathan Raggett
Jonathan Raggett on the Importance of Sustainable Luxury

Managing Director of Red Carnation Hotels, Jonathan Raggett shares his thoughts on the sustainability issues of today.

24th January 2018

Oyster Box Ocean Terrace Curry Buffet
Curry Masterclass: How to Make Vegetable Samosas

Head Chef at The Oyster Box Hotel Kevin Joseph's vegetable samosa recipe is a real crowd-pleaser.

19th January 2018

Romantic turndown in a State Room at Ashford Castle
How to Have the Perfect Valentine’s Day with Red Carnation Hotels

From city weekends to sun-soaked escapes and snowy retreats. Treat someone special to a perfect Valentine's Day this year.

13th January 2018

Green New Years Resolutions
Green New Year's Resolutions for 2018

From ocean conservation to caring for the welfare of South Africa’s leopards and creating a Living Wall in London, at Red Carnation make it our mission to protect and preserve the planet’s rich resources. Why not make a green New Year’s resolution that will make a difference in 2018?

04th January 2018

Help Save The Earth
5 Simple Ways You Can Help Save The Earth

Discover how easy it is to do your bit to to protect, preserve, and restore the Earth with these five simple steps.

30th December 2017

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, founder and director of luxury family travel website, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids as stress free and smooth as possible.

29th December 2017

Best South African Wineries
10 of the Best South African Wineries

Some of the most beautiful vineyards in the world which guests can take visit from our hotels in South Africa.

18th December 2017

How to Make Bengali Prawn Curry
Curry Masterclass: How to Make Bengali Prawn Curry

A versatile recipe from Kevin Joseph, Executive Chef at The Oyster Box Hotel, that works as well for a dinner party as it does for an easy midweek supper

15th December 2017

Shubnum Khan
My Durban: Shubnum Khan

Author, journalist and artist, Shubnum Khan, shares her insider guide to Durban for guests staying The Oyster Box Hotel and chats about her upcoming novel.

08th December 2017

Cape Leopard Trust
Wildlife Photography: The Basics

We chat to one of our Bushmans Kloof Field Guides, Daniel du Plessis, about his favourite animals on the reserve and his top tips for catching them on camera.

06th December 2017

orange lily on towels
Chef Charles Heywood on Sustainable South African Cuisine

Talented Executive Chef, Charles Hayward and his team are committed to creating dishes that are big on flavour, using sustainably sourced ingredients. Here, he chats to us about his unpretentious approach to fine dining.

27th November 2017

umhlanga lighthouse
Five Fascinating Facts About the Umhlanga Lighthouse

The Umhlanga Lighthouse is a historic monument with plenty of stories to tell. As the official Warden of the lighthouse, The Oyster Box is closely connected with this much-loved landmark. Here are five fascinating facts about the Umhlanga Lighthouse, to inspire you ahead of your next trip to South Africa.

07th November 2017

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